Chemistry Summary
Breaking Down Water into Hydrogen and Oxygen Using Electricity.pdf

Discover the process of electrolysis.

Calculate the densities of pennies from three different date groups; 1962 to 1981, 1982, and 1983 to present. Also, calculate the percentages of copper and zinc in each group.

Common Cents.pdf
Creating Clay for Testing.pdf Make clay, then use physical and chemical tests to verify its specific components.
Electrical Charges in Colloidal Solutions.pdf Investigate the electrochemical process called electrophoresis to show how electrically charged particles can be separated from a colloidal solution.
Electrographic Metal Detection.pdf Create an electrographic apparatus to identify the presence of different metals in known and unknown samples.
Hit or Miss- How Large Is a Penny?.pdf Use direct and indirect measurement techniques to calculate the area of a single penny.
Household Chemistry.pdf Identify physical and chemical reactions in common household substances.
How Acidic Is Your Rainwater?.pdf Measure the pH of rainwater
How Much Sugar Is in Your Chewing Gum?.pdf Construct a simple balance to determine the percentage of sugar by weight in a stick of chewing gum.
Ice Cream Lab.pdf Learn how to lower the freezing point of a substance while making ice cream.
Make Your Own Hot and Cold Packs.pdf Use knowledge of endothermic and exothermic reactions to create hot and cold packs from common household substances.
Optical Rotation by Sugars.pdf Construct a simple version of a polarimeter and use it to see how the optical activity of a sugar can help to identify it.
Plant Indicators for Acids and Bases.pdf Use acid-base indicators prepared from blueberries, radish skins, and red cabbage to estimate pH values of standard and unknown solutions.
Popcorn Density.pdf Compare the density of popped and unpopped popcorn.
Quick Freeze.pdf Discover how adding salt to water changes its freezing point and the time necessary for different substances to freeze.
Separating Substances into Ions in Solution.pdf See how Arrhenius showed that the freezing point depression caused by a substance depends on the number of ions produced by that substance when it dissolves.
Supersleuthing with Chromatography.pdf Using a technique called paper chromatography, separate pigments from various ink pens then use the collected data to determine the mystery author of a robbery note.
Test Tube Mystery.pdf Identify ten different chemical compounds by reacting them with each other, observing the results, and then comparing the results with the known characteristics of some common chemicals.
The Chemical Properties of Marble.pdf Study the chemical properties of marble and determine why it is damaged by acid rain.
The Story of Milk.pdf Analyze the density, water content, precipitates, caloric value, and lactic acid concentrations found in milk.
The Thermodynamics of a Rubber Band.pdf Observe how polymers change when exposed to heat. Use observations to validate the first and second laws of thermodynamics
Using Paper Chromatography to Separate Ink.pdf Use paper chromatography to identify pigments of different colored marker pens (including black) and calculate the Rf value of each color.